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Jan 5, 2013 5:30pm PST
. clayton sandell, thank you to you. >> of course, it was just this week, where the children of sandy hook elementary school went back to school to a new building. same desks were delivered. this weekend, not far from that community, though, controversy, over a gun show being held and the debate largely to how close the show is to newtown, and how soon after the tragedy. abc's mark greenblatt is in stamford, connecticut, tonight. >> reporter: just 40 miles away from sandy hook elementary, a gun show decided it must go on here. happening in the same city where the gunman's father lives. the timing of this show insensitive. >> i don't have a solid opinion on that. i'm not for or against it. but i would defend it by saying that it wasn't the gun. >> reporter: but the death of 20 first-graders and six staff members at sandy hook, prompted other gun shows to cancel their events, including one planned in nearby waterbury. >> i felt that the timing of a gun show so close to that tragic event, would be in bad taste. >> reporter: but across the country, attendance at gun shows is up. buyers today a
Jan 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
outpouring of sympathy sent their way. after the tragedy at sandy hook elementary school. signs of grief and support from across the country blanketing their town three weeks after the attack. the town deciding where to put it all. and this evening, not far from that town, a gun show this weekend. in fact, gun shows across the country seeing booming business amid fears the white house might soon act on gun control. here's abc's mark greenblatt. >> reporter: the surging demand for guns drew so many to this gun show in los angeles over the weekend. the worry wasn't weapons, but the size of the crowd. this father brought her daughter along to stock up, worried about looming gun reform. >> we went through and came down to get what we wanted before everything's illegal. >> reporter: but closer to newtown, at least four gun shows canceled. the show went on in nearby stanford, connecticut, even after the local mayor called the organizers insensitive. >> what would you say to the mayor? >> i'd say he's wrong. >> why is he wrong? >> this is a private thing. he shouldn't be expressing his opinion on i
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